What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: Monday, 16th January to Sunday, 22nd January 2017.

Published Friday 13 January 2017 at 11:29

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 16th January to Sunday, 22nd January 2017.

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below. To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available if you are planning to attend any of the events below. For more information see our web site or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

Blackburn Town Centre

  • Until 15th April 2017: Soul is Form: Books Printed in England from the Hart Collection, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 4th Feb: Blackburn Artists Society Autumn Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • 18th Jan: Lunchtime Recital by guitarist Galina Vale, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 18th Jan: Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 19th Jan: ArtSpace, The Bureau, Victoria Street 6,30pm
  • 21st Jan to 29th April: Contemplating a Legacy Exhibition, Works in Print by Julia M Swarbrick, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 21st Jan: Get Crafty, Arts & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm

Darwen Town Centre

  • 7th – 27th Jan: All Creatures Great & Small, Exhibition by Vera Duxbury, Darwen Library
  • 17th Jan: Film “Eddie the Eagle” (PG), Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 18th Jan: “The History of Whalley”, talk by Patrick Brown, Darwen Library 6pm
  • 21st Jan: Howard Gayle & Simon Garner talk to BBC Radio Lancashire’s Andy Bayes about their time at Blackburn Rovers FC at AFC Darwen’s Anchor Ground 7pm

Other Events around the Borough

  • 18th Jan: An Evening with Nick Knowles, Croston Theatre, Westholme School 7pm
  • 20th Jan: Ride Social “Further Lane Circular” 21.2 mile cycle ride, meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 9.45am
  • 20th Jan: Folk at The Barlow, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 21st-22nd Jan: East Lancashire Model Railway Exhibition, Audley Sport Centre, 11am-4pm
  • 21st Jan: Peter Rabbit themed Family Fun, story walks & activities from Witton Park Pavilion 1 -3pm
  • 21st Jan: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 21st Jan: An Evening with Dolly, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 21st Jan: The Barlow Music Hall, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm & 7.30pm
  • 22nd Jan: Blackburn Hawks v Telford Tigers, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the Borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details:

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